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Eaton Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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  • this may a 'pros' for workaholics but is definitely recommendable for sustaining a good work-life balance (in 55 reviews)

  • Too much delegation of authority which hinders faster decision making & execution (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with and fair benefits

    Cons

    Communication and interaction with upper management

    Advice to Management

    Take experience and prior success more into consideration when hiring


  2. "Room to grow!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you are motivated and like challenges they will feed them to you.

    Cons

    If you do not choose to make yourself versatile you may be cut when the budget gets tight, just doing your job is not always enough.


  3. "Eaton"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Distributor Sales Specialist
    Current Employee - Distributor Sales Specialist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance is respected

    Cons

    Competitive Pay could be better


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  5. "Great culture"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    For a large company, it has a good culture. Collaborative, ethical, and they value employees

    Cons

    Locations are typically in small or remote areas. Large companies adapt slower


  6. "Good employer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was given good opportunity for advancement and was recognized for my hard work. My leader was strong and I learned great deal from her.

    Cons

    Eaton expects a great deal from their employees. It has been said 1 yr at Eaton can feel like 7.


  7. "Corporate Sucks Individual Managers Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    established, has some resources, some level of career eduation

    Cons

    Corporate sucks every other week was some new anti corruption training or what not. The only reason I stayed was because my manager was great.

    Advice to Management

    HR Department needs an overhaul.


  8. "Production Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Super in Sherman, TX
    Former Employee - Production Super in Sherman, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Reasonable benefits for the money

    Cons

    Excessive work hours generally 6 days per week

    Advice to Management

    Hire managers with leadership skills


  9. "It's a good company to start your career"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in North East, PA
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in North East, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, safety practices, great products, educational and health benefits are decent, flexibility with family work life

    Cons

    Poor yearly increases, relocations are only for management levels, In order to get promoted you need recognition from the "good old boys club" or be an LDP for anything of significance


  10. "anynomous"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good leadership and opprutnities. No negative feedback here

    Cons

    Stablity of the company. Financial performance is a concern,

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  11. "assembler"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    co-workers ......MOSTLY friendly atmosphere............SOME supervisors don't pressure workers.......

    Cons

    management..........raises...........overtime when NOT needed........NOOOOOO show of appreciation for hard work and LONG hours.......GREEDY..........

    Advice to Management

    go back to management 101........its ALLLLLLLL about the $$$$ with NOOOO concern for the workers..........



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